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Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by RawkusMD, May 8, 2008.

  1. RawkusMD

    RawkusMD gloomy 7+ Year Member

    Aug 15, 2006
    Who did you choose as your Stafford Loan lender and why? Thanks for the help.
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  3. JonnyG

    JonnyG IN the hospitals.... 7+ Year Member

    unfortunately the best lender dropped out, northstar. Just make sure the lender doesn't charge an origination fee and then they are pretty much all the same.
  4. RawkusMD

    RawkusMD gloomy 7+ Year Member

    Aug 15, 2006
    That's what I thought. Thanks for being the lone responder!
  5. DrHoffy

    DrHoffy Member 10+ Year Member

    Jan 26, 2005
    Total Higher Education (Northstar) is again taking apps according to their website, however there are some restrictions. Check it out again and see if you qualify.
  6. WestcoastMedicine

    WestcoastMedicine Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 6, 2004
    New York
    PCOM had some sort of partnership/association with Wachovia in the past and most students I know just used them since they had no added fees. Unfortunately, this year that is no longer an option.
  7. MaximusD

    MaximusD Anatomically Incorrect Physician 10+ Year Member

    Aug 8, 2006
    State of Delirium
    It's all the same... some drop origination fees but have a higher interest rate... others have origination fees but not much of a decreased interest rate. It's a crapfest... I think I used EdAmerica last year... luckily for me, this year I don't have to deal with that crap. AF baby! Uncle Sam... of course now I owe him my soul.

    Oh if you're living on your own, have to pay for medical insurance, rent, utilities, and food/toiletries/etc and are living on City Line... you better take out near or @ the max amount, ~59-60k. I'm not super frugal but I don't go out very often, and I run out of money by the end of every trimester paying for those things. You can always pay extra money back.

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